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Understanding unintended consequences for EMR: A literature review.
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PMID:  22797041     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
While Electronic Medical Records (EMR) have been hailed as an important step for advancing healthcare, a number of studies have noted that its introduction also brings unintended consequences to healthcare organisations. This means that introducing EMR to key stakeholders such as clinicians, healthcare administrators, as well as to the overall healthcare organisations, may not be as straightforward as we have hoped for. There has been some empirical work and systematic reviews specifically addressing the unintended consequences for EMR. Given the complexity of these issues, continued effort to investigate them is critical. This paper first proposes an integration and systematisation of the existing literature on the unintended consequences of EMR (including its various definitions and classifications), and then provides insights for dealing with these issues, including mitigation strategies for addressing these issues.
Authors:
Perdana Rahadhan; Simon K Poon; Lesley Land
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Studies in health technology and informatics     Volume:  178     ISSN:  0926-9630     ISO Abbreviation:  Stud Health Technol Inform     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9214582     Medline TA:  Stud Health Technol Inform     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  192-8     Citation Subset:  T    
Affiliation:
School of Information Technologies, The University of Sydney, Australia.
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